Call of Duty and World War II: A Brief History

This year Sledgehammer Games joins the WWII ranks of Call of Duty with Call of Duty: WWII, which will bring the series back to World War II after nearly ten years. We can’t wait to tell you more about Call of Duty: WWII, so be sure not to miss the reveal livestream at 10:00am Pacific on April 26. We’ll see you there, soldier.

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Relientk77276d ago

Back to WW2 and boots on the ground


threefootwang276d ago

Agreed. Now please keep all of the ridiculous perks, weapons mods, and kill streak packages down to a minimum and just give us a good old fashioned shooter!

Palitera275d ago (Edited 275d ago )

The problem was never perks. The game was still great with kinds like Martyrdom, Juggernaut and Danger Close.

The real problem is the speed and the corridor maze map design (which means run and gun is today the only viable option), dominant after Black Ops.

But whatever. It is just the Groundhog Day again. People hope AND believe COD will be great again after every single reveal.

And then later complain COD still exists at such scale.

Today's fanbase are the ones that love what we hate about COD. Guess who Activision chooses...

The 10th Rider276d ago

Here's hoping the story/campaign/single-player is less like a Michael Bay action film and more like Saving Private Ryan or Hacksaw Ridge.

THAT would have me interested in a heartbeat.

Either way, a WW2 setting is enough to pique my interest again. I was just doing work at a nursing home and one of the resident there had his discharge papers on the wall . . . He fought at Normandy on D-Day. Unfortunately his hearing was so bad and I didn't have a whole lot of time, so I wasn't able to talk to him about it too much, but it was still really cool. There hasn't been a conflict since then that's come even remotely close to the same scope, scale, or stakes as World War 2 was.

UCForce276d ago

I think Sledgehammer Game want this game to be like Band of Brother.

Tru_Blu276d ago

Wish it was IW, world at war sp was a blast.

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IceKoldKilla275d ago

@Tru_Blu You mean Treyarch. IW didn't make World at War.

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lociefer276d ago

secret nazi jetpacks and grappling hooks !111!
joking, probably will be the first cod i buy in a long time, hopefully it's anything like world at war.

mark3214uk276d ago (Edited 276d ago )

how can you tell it will be boots on the ground from the pic? knowing COD you will go back in time with a jetpack and laser guns

i wont believe it untill i se some gameplay or a trailer

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endi123276d ago

Finally people will stop whining about cod, boots on the ground boots on the ground boots on the ground....

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Next_gen_2015276d ago

For a World at war copy and paste job

CernaML276d ago

I absolutely would NOT mind that.

annoyedgamer276d ago

You say that like its a bad thing..

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UCForce276d ago

So it is true. Here the thing, this game got leaked way earlier than previous COD games.

ApexWolf22276d ago (Edited 276d ago )

I find it difficult to digest that it was accidental. Infinite Warfare turned so many stomachs, that I'm sure it was intentionally done to build hype towards taking COD back to its roots. They have way to many measures to prevent "leaks"

ocelot07276d ago

Good no more of this space crap. Might actually but COD this year.

CyrusLemont276d ago

You're a space marine sent from the future to help change the tide of word war 2 using advanced tech and skills like exoskeletons and walrunning abilities.


That would be the best troll though haha

ocelot07276d ago

I swear if that happens........

MasterCornholio276d ago (Edited 276d ago )

Sounds about as retarded as the storyline in Ninja Gaiden games.

What next future neo Nazis go to the past to turn Hitler into a giant robot?


CyrusLemont276d ago

Wow can't believe how many horrible typos I left in that comment, sorry everyone!

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Father__Merrin276d ago

good no more double jumps, no more ground skidding, no more wallriding

hate it when stupid users on IW get kills by jumping about lol day one purchase for me i predict 10 million + on ps4 alone

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